WT 5 NC 9 dialogue
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For about 40 years after 1949,
a foreigner who came to China just had to learn the words comrade, those two characters, and he could address all Chinese people.
It didn't matter if they were male or female, old or young, familiar or strange, you could call everyone comrade.
I really like this address, because it does not separate male or female, old or young, everyone is equal.
But after the liberalization reforms, this address, which had been used for decades, slowly stopped being used by people.
What before had been male comrade became mister, what had been female comrade became miss or mrs.
They say this is has Taiwan, Hong Kong, and overseas influences.
In fact, comrade has a Chinese influences.
Using miss and mister on the surface is very modern, but it does not display Chinese society
I look very fondly upon the word comrade.
As long as we tidy up this painting a bit, it will be very pretty.
As long as I have no fever, I will definitely go to class.
It doesn't matter what time it is, there is always a traffic jam downtown.
They sell stamps at any window.
I haven't seen him for a few years and already he has become an adult.
That place used to be an elementary school, but has become a park now.
Now that you are living in Beijing, has your Chinese been influenced by Beijing people?
His living habits have not been influenced by his parents.
Modern Chinese has been influenced not a little by foreign languages.
Teacher have great influence on students.
Many foreigners think that Beijing is an old city; actually it is very modern.
Actually, the reason that I cam here today is to learn your opinion on this matter.
On the surface, men and women are equal, but actually there are still many problems.
Since the amount of taxis has increased, things seem more more convenient than before; but traffic jams are also more serious.